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Shaman Women, Plant Medicine, & Psychedelics Salon
This event will examine different ways that power can be misused in ceremonies that use plants as sacraments, and practical steps that participants can take to protect themselves.
Vancouver Canada, Nov 14 - 15, 2014
Salvia divinorum
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Lamiaceae (Former: Labiatae)
Genus :
Salvia
Species :
divinorum; splendens
COMMON NAMES
Ska Pastora; Shepherdess's Herb; ska Maria Pastora; yerba de Maria; Sally-D
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Atypical Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Salvia divinorum is a sprawling perennial herb found in the Sierra Mazatec region of Mexico. Its leaves contain the extremely potent Salvinorin A. It has a history of buccal use as a divinatory psychedelic, and has been widely available since the mid 1990s primarily as a smoked herb. Its effects are considered unpleasant by many people.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY
On Feb 19, 2011, a Notice to Interested Parties proposing that Salvia divinorum and salvinorin A be controlled in Canada was published, marking the beginning of a 30-day comment period. Read more...


I had not expected fear, but terror came with her
and tho I sought a dying moment, she showed me a dying eternity
and tho I sought to bring wisdom into the real, she tore the real from me
and I was no more, and in unbeing, I lost my fear
- - Lizard (excerpt from Green Gnosis)